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Canucks blast Blue Jackets

Vancouver Canucks' Jason Garrison (5) celebrates his goal alongside Alexander Edler (23) and teammates on the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in San Jose, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Canucks blast Blue Jackets

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Henrik Sedin scored twice and twin brother Daniel Sedin had a goal and two assists as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-2 on Friday night.

Alex Edler, Zack Kassian, and Jeremy Welsh — with his first career NHL goal — also scored as the Canucks snapped a five-game losing streak and handed Columbus its fifth loss in seven games.

Vancouver had scored only six goals over its previous five games — and was held to one goal in four of them. Daniel Sedin’s points snapped a six-game pointless drought — his first such streak since 2002-03.

Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo only had to make 14 saves as Vancouver outshot Columbus 35-16.

Matt Calvert and Artem Anisimov scored for the Blue Jackets, and Sergei Bobrovsky had 29 saves.

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